eosinophilic granuloma


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eosinophilic granuloma

[¦ē·ə¦sin·ə¦fil·ik gran·yə′lō·mə]
(medicine)
A disease, principally of childhood, characterized by foci of bone inflammation and granulation containing lipids, mononuclear cells, and eosinophils.
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Malignancies such as Ewing's sarcoma and osteosarcoma typically show this pattern of involvement; however, infection and other benign processes, such as eosinophilic granulomas (EG) (Figure 1), can have wide margins.
Solitary eosinophilic granuloma in the frontal lobe: Case report.
Radiographic appearance of skeletal lesions simulate metastatic disease, eosinophilic granuloma, or lymphoma.
Eosinophilic granuloma is an uncommon condition that primarily affects children and adolescents.
Eosinophilic granuloma as an incidental finding in malignant lymphoma.
Eosinophilic granuloma in the head and neck: A five year review with report of an instructive case.
5) The lack of such findings ruled out Wegener's granulomatosis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, infective granulomatosis, sarcoidosis, Kimura's disease, and eosinophilic granuloma.
20] Similarly, because parathyroid hormone levels have been shown to rise during clodronate-associated resolution of multifocal eosinophilic granuloma of bone,[21] it is unlikely that parathyroid hormone per se is responsible for the osteolytic lesions in LCH.
We also review previously reported cases of solitary eosinophilic granuloma of the frontal bone and we discuss its clinical, radiologic, and histopathologic features.
The differential diagnosis of fibro-osseous lesions of the temporal bone includes fibrous dysplasia, meningioma, aneurysmal bone cyst, unicameral cyst, ossifying or nonossifying fibroma, Paget's disease, osteochondroma, giant cell tumor, eosinophilic granuloma exostosis, osteoma, and sarcomatous neoplasms.
mansoni ova within large eosinophilic granulomas, consistent with tumoral neuroschistosomiasis.
3) The following can also be observed: proteinaceous deposits in germinal centers, vascularization of germinal centers (Figure 1), necrosis of germinal centers, polykaryocytes (Warthin-Finkeldey-type giant cells), eosinophils in germinal centers, eosinophilic folliculolysis, eosinophilic microabscesses, postcapillary venule proliferation, stromal sclerosis, perivenular sclerosis, rare giant cells (Warthin-Finkeldey-type giant cells), or small eosinophilic granulomas.
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